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at noon, ktvu's claudine wong joins us live to explain who is in custody and the team effort it took to track them down. good afternoon, claudine. >> reporter: good afternoon. three men from vallejo behind bars at this hour for a series of robberies that took place here at the toll plaza. the chp said the robbers would pull up to the booth in ski masks, get out of the car, pull out a weapon and demand money. it happened at least ten times, starting at the end of 2011 through may of 2012. an estimated 5,000 stolen. >> i think it was a crime of opportunity. >> reporter: this man says he figured out who the suspects were in august. david more rales was already behind bars for a different crime. christopher miller was arrested last wednesday in fair field. yesterday morning, 43-year-old robert white was arrested for a traffic stop in vallejo. napa found evidence of the robberies while serving search warrants in a different investigation. >> during the search warrants on those residences, we found evidence of other crimes in several different counties. >> we found associates of those peop
. >>> a car violently crashed into a fire hydrant. claudine wong has exclusive information on what handed out there. claudine? >> reporter: it started as a red light stop, the driver goes through a red light and keeps going until he gets to he is section and -- essex and folsom. i want to give you a look because you can see san francisco police are in the process of shutting down essex street. now the water has been shut off and we showed you that in the last half hour but there is a new problem. if we pan over here, take a look at the construction site. you can see the scaffolding is compromised with some of the metal beams going down. the firefighter said he is not sure if that is stable or if that structure is compromised so if they can get the construction guys out here to make sure that it's not about to fall, they have shut down this street and they don't know when it will reopen. let me show you video from when all of this happened because there was quite a mess out here. it was shotting an estimated 30 feet in the air and 50,000 gallons came out before they were able to shut it off. a
, claudine? >> reporter: we are still trying to get information on the woman and the condition of her baby and we are told supervisor will be willing to talk with us shortly so we are standing by for that. i want to show you video of the scene because this is where it all happened. we shot this video earlier this morning and what you are looking at is a 24 hour shelter. they don't have walk inns but the woman went up to the gate of that shelter bleeding and asking for help. a man who works there didn't want to go on camera but took us through what happened. >> she was crying, just looked like she was just beaten up covered in blood. she said she just had a baby and i didn't see a baby in her hand. i go for help and come back and she is walking off and that's when i called the police. >> reporter: he said he was not sure what to do and he went to go ask a co-worker what to do next and she walked off. he went to call 911 and he saw a man down the street holding something in his arms also trying to get help. >> he was trying to get help from oncoming cars which is when police arrived. >>> at
of the shooter. >>> this left victims in two different locations. claudine wong will tell us how a person got impacted by the gunfire. >>> we are waiting word from an expected guilty plea in a wide ranging police corruption scandal. former contra costa county chief normal wells is said to plead guilty to five charges. includes stealing marijuana. and methamphetamines and stealing cash and cellphones from prostitutes. we have a crew at the courthouse and we will have an update on channel 2 news at six. >>> police are warning people in palo alto to be cautious while walking in the downtown area. this is after several women were assaulted in the early morning hours janine will tell us about this. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this happened here. and underneath the blue tarp is one of the victims. she is homeless and in her 70s. i spoke to her off camera and i saw her face. she is beaten very badly. she has two black eyes and is traumatized. >> this man came to check on bunny. she tells us she is scared and upset. she was punched in the head repeatedly by a man who reached into her pockets l
and crash in san francisco. claudine wong is live near the foot of the bay bridge to show us the damage, claudine? >> reporter: we are on essex and folsom and police say they did not chase the suspect but he did fail to yield and you can see the car hooked up to the tow truck. this is the essex street on ramp and folsom street shut down so if you take a look to where the orange cones are post -- orange cones are posted. until just a few minutes ago, water was shotting through the air and flooding through this intersection. at this point, the situation is now that they are towing the car in front of this. the subject has been taken to the hospital and we don't know the extent of his injuries, this all started as what seemed like a very basic traffic stop. they were trying to turn on police think they were trying to turn on to the freeway and lost control and hit a fire hydrant. they are cleaning up and getting the water turned off was a big deal, we were having trouble finding the correct access points to get it turned off. we continue to monitor the situation and we will be back coming
a fire hydrant at folsom and essex near the onramp to the bay bridge. claudine wong is out there. are they getting close to reopening it yet, claudine? >> reporter: well, close, probably not but they are doing some important work right now. within the last half-hour since we last checked in with you, the crews for this scaffolding company have started to arrive. once the bus gets out of the way, you can see the work they are doing. what they told me they need to do is repair the collapsed bottom part of the scaffolding. once they do that -- and that could take a while -- then they will test it to make sure it is safe. if you pan across essex, you can see the entire area is shut down. that's because the fire department is out there. if there's any question about the structural integrity. this is entrance to the bay bridge. traffic at this point, just has to go around. let me show you video from this morning. it was about 3:0 that a san francisco police officer try -- 3:30 that a san francisco police officer tried to stop a vehicle. that vehicle hit the fire hydrant. now, the water
oakland lake merritt and they are being treated for serious injuries. claudine wong is outside the oakland police headquarters with the very latest details on their condition. >> reporter: i talked to to an oakland police sergeant within the last hour. still very early on. keep in mind there is two different crime scenes. officers have been to both crime scenes. they have been to the hospital talking to the four victims. let's take you what happened overnight. all of the victims are in serious condition but all expected to survive. police say they got multiple 911 calls about 10:20 last night. people calling in to tell them they heard multiple gunshots. they got to the 600 block of east 18th and found three victims in their 20s. two men and one woman who was standing on the street where more than one gunman started firing. but that was only one crime scene three blocks away they found another with yet another victim. a man in his 50s that was also hit bedpan fire. >> right now it appears he is an unintended target and he was getting ready to go into the liquor store. >> >> reporter: he is
on the waiting game. alison? >> reporter: claudine, we could get word about more of the cases it will consider this term. now the justices met again behind closed doors to continue talking about a number of challenges to gay marriage laws. among them, california's proposition 8. >> the supporters of prop 8 are hoping they wouldn't review prop 8 and it would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california and marriages could begin almost immediately. the court is also considering a number of changele-of challenges. we should tell you no news doesn't mean much. we have to wait until the court releases its next set of orders on monday. if we don't hear anything on monday, then the wait gets a little longer. we have to wait until january. reporting live, from washington d.c., alison burns. ktvu news. >>> well, a radio stunt by a pair of shock jocks took a tragic turn this morning. the nurse revealed confidential information has apparently committed suicide. tara moriarty has more. we have reaction from the couple and the hospital where she worked. >> well the nurse who transferred a prank pho
. >> and i'm claudine wong. both dave and pam have the day off. let's get a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve people are saying i'll take a little weather a little cold right now. clear it up for me new years eve. >> for you claudine. of course. [ laughter ] we do have a lot of cloud cover coming in. i think we'll get a little rain out of this. in a dry year i would say probably not. but this has been a wet year you can see it's getting very, very close. upper 40s and low 50s. here is tara. >>> this is a live look at the east shore freeway. you can see traffic moving along nicely in both directions. at the subpoena senator mccain bridge -- and at the san mateo bridge same story. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin this morning with developing news that we've been following since 4:30. oakland police are investigating three homicides that happened within 90 minutes of each other. alex savidge is live in oakland a man has been taken into custody in connection with this stab examining he did have cuts to his hands. you can see behind me investigators are still on scene a
, sir. next speaker, please. >> lorenzo petroni, claudine chang and [speaker not understood]. >>> hello, i lived in north beach for 55 years. north beach is going through very challenging situation right now. there are people hanging on their businesslike this. i'm not against the project, but what i'm against is [speaker not understood] in north beach. we don't need to do the extraction in north beach. let's leave like they do in new york the machine on the ground, and then you reuse it later on. you don't have to do anything. you do that, everything will be cool. [laughter] >>> do you understand what i mean? north beach, lot of the little business in north beach are going to go broke. i'm not going to go broke. i've been there for 42 years. the business already, they're feeling already. you go at 2 o'clock in the morning you have roaches this long on the sidewalks and they go inside the businesses. you've got to think about it. i know it's a big project. i know a lot of people are involved. big money involved. you cannot look back. you leave the machine there and everybody will be hap
while running from police and that crash shut down an intersection. claudine wong has been out there since 4:30 how does it look now, claudine? >> reporter: investigators are trying to figure out how much this costs. and their focus is on one section of the scaffolding and you can see it is collapsed right there. figuring out how long it will take and if the structure is safe, it will take awhile, they just said they have to wait for their truck and then they have to see if it's going to be safe. for now this section of essex which now leads to the bay bridge is going to be shut down and now i want to lead you to the video which caused this mess. it was a scene up about 3:30 and you can see that fire hydrant got knocked off by this vehicle and police say that vehicle ran a red light and when the police officer tried to stop the driver he took off. he hit that fire hydrant sent that water shooting up into the air. it caused a problem and it led to concerns over the scaffolding on this building and that's why the building remains shut down and the driver was in custody. we will h
a woman gave birth on the street. claudine wong is live with information on how emergency responders may have saved the baby's life. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. that baby is at the hospital. we're at the bayview police station. this is where the investigation is being handled. still, a lot of information yet to be learned. what we can tell you is that san francisco police officers from this station responded to the scene and two officers becreditted with saving this baby's life. one driving to the hospital while the other was performing cpr. let's take you back to the scene so we can go through what happened. it was all about 2:00 this morning when this woman apparently gave birth on a san francisco street. she went to a shelter that was in a nearby church for help on third and mckenan. we talked to the man who works inside. he said she was there when -- he was shear when she came inside looking for help -- he said he was there when she came in looking for help. >> she was trying -- looked like she was -- looked like she was beaten up, covered in blood. she s
, everybody i'm brian flores. it's friday december 28th. >> and i'm claudine wong. steve, you medical examinerred the cold. you mentioned the rain. who needs to bring that umbrella today? >> anybody in the north or along the coast. how is that? >> that is good. [ laughter ] >> we have a system coming in. it's a weak system. still every system that is coming in has been producing some kind of rain. it's a much weaker system. a lot of cloud cover in advance of that. it will be cloudy and cold today for some. here is tara. >>> thanks, steve. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. and 280 in san jose traffic looking good near ray street. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news and a violent couple hours in oakland. three people were killed in two separate incidents. a double shooting and a stabbing. alex savidge is live on walnut street where a woman was killed a few hours ago. >> this is still an active crime scene for oakland police. what they found here this morning was a woman that was stabbed to death. it's all playing out. the crime scene located inside th
is wednesday december 26th, dave clark is off this morning. >> i am claudine wong, let's take a look at your weather, mark it is still wet out there. >> yes, all of a sudden we have a downpour and we have some rapid showers moving across the bay area. notice the snow showers and snow out towards the sierra and we still have lingering showers and tracking some of this activity out towards mill valley it does core respond to heavier rainfall rates. we have a quicker update with tara, good morning tara. >> reporter: that's right, that rain is catching up with us and i sort of had some rain catch up with me on my way to work. there is no traffic to report, look at the east shore freeway and east shore freeway is moving well as you make your way to the mcarthur maze. >>> lorraine blanco is live with a power outage and any details with that, good morning lorraine. >> reporter: you can see there is no power in this neighborhood and pg&e is hard at work trying to restore power to as many customers as they can. a few hundred customers are without power off the 580 east in oakland and t
claudine to talk about this round of funding and how it is going to be utilized. * [speaker not understood] >> good morning, supervisors, claudine [speaker not understood] mayor's office of housing the community development divisi.
right now. a woman gave birth on the street just hours ago and then she was begging for help. claudine wong is there and just spoke to a man who called police for help. what is going on claudine? >> reporter: let me show you where we are. this building behind me is a church that runs a shelter which is open 24 hours but they don't take walk ins so when a woman showed up bleeding and asking for help, the man was not sure what to do. he didn't want to go on camera but he did take us through what happened. >> she was crying, just looked like she was just beaten up, covered in blood. she said she just had a bibi, -- baby, i didn't see a baby in her hand. she just started walking off and that's when i called police. >> the woman did walk off and he saw her again and he saw a woman with something in her arms also trying to get help. >> he was trying to get help with oncoming cars and that's when police had arrived. >> now we do not know the condition of the baby or the mother and we do know police were at the hospital and we will head over to the hospital to try to talk to somebody to try to
, thanks for waking up with us, i am claudine wong. >> let's take a quick look at weather, he is in for steve. >> in fact, you will need the umbrella and we say that with 100% confidence because they are paying us a visit. all of a sudden, a downpour is moving into the region and that's what we have right here out towards san francisco with those darker shades of green. coming up, we will break up the timeframe and we will have your weekend forecast as well. tara? >>> traffic is moving well on to the mcarthur maze and on to the bay bridge toll plaza and it is wet out there so definitely give yourself some extra time and take it easy definitely. it is 5:00 on the nose let's head back to the desk. >>> a car slammed into the utility pole of 73 road off interstate i-80. power was knocked out to several people and power is not expected to return until mid- morning. police continue to search for the people who ran from the scene. >>> the attack happened on willie avenue. our reporter alex savage is live to explain, alex? >> reporter: the sergeant on scene told ktvu channel 2 mornin
claudine wong in for tory campbell. >>> topping our news at this hour we are learning more about that fatal officer-involved shooting in walnut creek, officers responded to the apartments on creekside drive and we are there live with new information on this investigation. >> reporter: the incident actually happened further back in the apartment complex but you can see they still have a large area roped off with crime tape while though continue to process the scene. walnut creek police say this started with a panicked 911 call at 3:15 this morning. they say they could hear screaming in the background, officers responded to a unit at the diablo point apartments where they were met by an armed man. they are giving few details about what happened next only that they felt threatened and fired their weapons and the man died at the scene. they are not saying what the relationship is between them but they say nobody else is at large. >> this is an incident connected there and no one else has any reason to feel unsafe. >> the officers are on paid leave, they are conducting an investigation. live in
claudine wong in for pam cook, it is nice to have a little bit of a break from that rain. >>> we just have some cloud cover to deal with this morning and we have more that will not interfere with rain showers. we have more up to the north notice there is a chance for a few sprinkles drifting into mendocino county but we have partly cloudy skies and temperatures are warming back up into the mid-50s, here is a look at traffic, good morning tara. >>> we don't know what traffic will be like if a lot of folks have the day off or if they are continuing christmas vacation but so far it looks pretty busy and you can see traffic is flowing well as you make your way towards foster city, and that's about it, 5:01 we will head back to the desk. >>> there has been a police shooting in walnut creek. it happened near an elementary school as well as 580. >> we are here in walnut creek, still a very active investigation. >> reporter: you can see there are police cruisers, a lot of police vehicles and the accident incident happened near that staggered brick wall you can see there. it happened at 3:00 and p
on east 18th street about 10:30 last night. college, you've been -- claudine wong, you've been on this story since 4:30. what are police saying about the weapons involved? >> reporter: we know some pretty powerful weapons were used in the crime. we just got back to the police station. we're trying to get you a better idea in the shooting that left four people in the hospital. one person simply caught in the gunfire, an inknow se-- innocent bystander. 911 calls went to the local sheriff's departments about gunshots. this woman heard the gunfire go me and my friend were going to bed, 10:15, 10:30 and there were probably about six, seven gunshots. it's something that you kind normally hear around here. so you don't worry about it too much as long as you are inside. >> reporter: the shots were fired on east 18th street. three people were hit here but one of the shots fired didn't stop. it went three blocks down to the 300 block of east 18th. that bullet hit a fourth victim here, a man simply walking inside this liquor store. he and the other victims were taken to the hospital in se
th. i am claudine wong. >> i am mike mibach. >> how are you. >> good. >> how is rosemary doing. >> feeling pretty good. we have a warmer day in store for the afternoon and improving conditions for most of us. mostly cloudy skies have off set the cooling and breezy in the hills. the offshore wind will help to drive the temperatures above average for the afternoon under mostly sunny skies. we have wet weather coming back. what i expect for today and we will have more in just a moment. >>> pg&e is working to restore power to hundreds in the south bay. it is in sunnyvale. we are live there with the dramatic car crash that caused it. christian? >> reporter: dramatic car crash and scene. you can see the top of the power pole down, in someone's backyard. if you look to the left, pg&e is on scene here. not a lot of work to try to repair the line and get it off the ground. they have to bring in a utility pole repair truck. initially, this pole down affected 1600 numbers. we are here it is down to 250 customers in the immediate area. it started after three this morning when a minivan cra
birth on the street early this morning and went searching for help. here is more on this story, claudine? >> reporter: we are on third and ryan mckenzie and inside i just spoke to an employee who said it was around 2:00 a.m. when a woman showed up outside this gate bleeding and asking for help. he didn't want to show his face on cameras but here is what he said happened. >> 2:00 a.m. a woman showed upcoming into the facility, she asked for help, we say no, she was a woman about in her 30s. >> reporter: what did she look like? did she look hurt? >> she was crying, looked like she was just beaten up covered in blood. she said she just had a baby, i didn't see a baby in her hand. i go for help, i come back and she is walking off and that's when i called the police. >> now police did confirm a woman did give birth out on the street and when they got here a man was trying to flag down help. we do not know the condition of the baby or the mother. when we got here, they took the tape down just within the last half hour or so and left the scene. we are trying to get more information on the scene
, and welcome back to mornings on 2 i'm david stevenson. >> and i'm claudine wong. newtown connecticut searches for answers after the elementary school shooting. >> renae marsh is live in newtown where we are learning more about the victim's lost. renee. >> reporter: yeah not only are we learning more about the victims, we are learning about how they were killed. according to the medical examiners office. he says that all of the victims were shot more than once at close range with a rifle and we're also hearing stories of courage, educators who risked their own lives to save those students. a quiet new england town is grieving this weekend as they continue to search for answers. >> i'm also a teacher and i can't even imagine going through what she went through. >> reporter: sarah says her friend victoria soto a first grade teacher apparently died trying to protect her students. the names and ages of six adults and 20 children ages six and seven were released on saturday. one of those children is is six- year-old emily parker. >> my daughter emily would be one of the first ones to be standing an
". it is sunday, december 23rd. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary orozco for a look at all that green, rosemary. >> yes, this is just getting started. >>> it will intensify. heavy rain over parts of the north bay and the santa cruz mountains getting closer here. into napa valley, moderate rainfall. and we get a little bit closer. sonoma also dealing with this. sliding south. moderate rain. redwood city. and the santa cruz mountains and the decent rain. palo alto, down into sunnyvale and we have parts of livermore, oakland, reporting moderate rain at the time. it is going to shift along highway 13. this is just the beginning. the rain will continue for several hours. we have a wind advisory to talk about. i will share that with you. more on the rain in just a bit >>> highway patrol trying to figure out if the weather had anything to do with a big accident in oakland involving nine vehicles. it shut down some lanes of 880 for about an hour. allie rasmus is joining us live from oakland with an update on the situation. allie? >> reporter: all lanes are back up
brian flores. welcome to the ktvu channel 2 morning nows. >> i'm claudine wong in for pam cook. let's start off with a quick look at your weather. steve paulson back with a look at this storm coming our way. little one? >> little one. it's coming down the coast. it will probably hug the coast but increasing clouds right now. rain offshore. highs today in the upper 40s or low 50s. and maybe rain later. here is traffic. >>> we have a look at the east shore freeway where traffic is looking pretty good at this hour. you can see the headlights at westbound as you make your way toward the bay bridge. san francisco 101 this is a look there. you can see traffic on the right hand side toward sfo looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news from oakland. police are investigating three homicides. there are two different scenes. one in oakland. one in west oakland and one in east oakland. ktvu alex savidge is live on walnut street. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. the sergeant here on scene told me in this case a woman was found stabbed to death early
merritt. one of the victims was caught in the cross fire. claudine wong is there to talk about the person's victim and how this unfolded. >> reporter: we don't have a motive behind the shooting we do know there were multiple shooters. and that there were pretty powerful weapons used. powerful enough to send one of the bullets fired three blocks away from the original crime scene where it hit an innocent bystander. as you mention there were four total victims in this case. all of them are in seous condition. all of them however are expected to survive. police told me they did get multiple 911 calls who heard multiple shots fired just after 10:20 last night. dozens of shell casings were found at the scene. there were two scenes. one on the 600 block. two men and a woman in her 20s were hit. >> right now it appears he's an unintended target and he was supposed to get ready to go in the liquor store. >> reporter: the bullet that hit him traveled three blocks away from that original crime scene. no suspect information right now. we know a vehicle was involved but we don't have anymore details
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december 26th, i am brian flores. >> and i am claudine wong, dave and pam have the morning off, mark, it sounds like a little bit of everything is out there. >>> yes, rainfall coverage has been increasing parts of the bay area and we have some downpours and you will notice them in at least the next hour or so. you can see some of the heavier cells in parts of the santa cruz mountains and there is probably a thunderstorm so we are talking about the probability of hail in vallejo. we have an update now on the wet roadways with tara, good morning, tara. >>> traffic is flowing nicely into berkeley at the mcarthur maze on the right-hand side. definitely give yourself some extra time, 6:00 on the nose, let's head back to the desk. >>> workers heading back to work could face a tricky commute. lorraine blanco is live at the bay bridge toll plaza with more on that. >> reporter: the rain has been spotty throughout the morning and we are here at the bay bridge toll plaza san right now traffic is moving rather smoothly at this point on the bay bridge. here is what it looked like on the san mateo
am claudine wong in for pam cook. mark is here for steve and i am liking your forecast. >>> we have been advertising a break-in the rain and as far as temperatures, we are off to a cool start in the of 40s. more cloud cover this morning. >>> i am tracking some more shower chances and i will have more on that in a few minutes. tara has an update on traffic. good morning tara. >>> this is a live look at 880, a lot more folks are out on the roadways this morning and this is a look at 237 near milpitas, traffic is moving on the right- hand side, let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news. christian captain is there and what are police saying? >> well, the number one thing is that there were no officers injured. >> reporter: the one suspect in this case is dead. it's still a very active investigation on creek side drive. walnut creek police said it was a domestic violence case which ended in gunfire. there is more than a dozen cruisers from walnut creek police and from the contra costa area. then was actually behind the fence which you might be able to see and we learne
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